Monthly Archives: September 2015

Northbound to Dayton and the Wright Brothers

As many of you remember, I’ve had a thing about the Wright Brothers on this trip. I listened to an audible.com version of David McCullough’s biography of the brothers and a number of curiosities remained unanswered. Hopefully, the trip to … Continue reading

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Chasing Rockets

From my basecamp in southeastern Missouri, I set out for the Nashville supercharger, some 205¬†road miles away. Tesla’s navigation software let me know that this route was a questionable endeavor if driven at normal speed. Tesla’s navigation software expected only … Continue reading

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Bagging Arkansas

In any Tesla road-tripper’s stories of 2015, the state of Arkansas ranks as one of those big challenges, since it is one of the few black holes left in Tesla’s supercharger network. Fortunately, with knowledge gained from the Alaska run, … Continue reading

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Wyoming to Wisconsin in a day

Although the trip began a few miles east of the Wyoming border, it proceeded well east of the Wisconsin border, and so I can fairly claim to have traversed a good portion of the United States in a single day … Continue reading

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Mountain Oasis

Every long distance traveler dreams of an oasis where water is plentiful and life is easy. I found such an oasis on my journey in Spearfish Canyon of South Dakota’s Black Hills. My brother Bill and his lovely wife Karen … Continue reading

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North Dakota

North Dakota simply didn’t fit into a smooth journey through the states along supercharger routes. Thus, an out and back sortie from South Dakota¬†became the plan. Looking at the map, there’s a community known as Bowman at the top of … Continue reading

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Flying northbound

The next day I headed north from Colorado, into Wyoming. The Cheyenne supercharger is a curious affair, hidden in the corner of an RV sales lot, and rather slow at charging by supercharger standards. Don’t expect it to win the … Continue reading

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